Art in Taupo

Graffiato Street Art Festival

Watch local and international street artists create large-scale works in the streets of Taupo over three colourful days. Collect a Taupo Street Art map from the i-SITE or website and keep an eye out for art honourin…
Music in Taupo


A self-described 'all-out celebration of mindful living', four-day Wanderlust combines relaxing and recharging music with yoga, meditation and a focus on alternative therapies and natural health.
Sports in Taupo

Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

One of NZ’s biggest annual cycling events, the 160km Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge sees some 10,000 people pedalling around the lake on the last Saturday in November.
Music in Taupo

Taupo Summer Concert

Annual summertime gig from touring international acts who had their biggest hits back in the 1970s and 1980s. The 2018 vintage included Alanis Morissette and former members of Electric Light Orchestra and Men at Wor…
Sports in Taupo

Ironman New Zealand

Pegged as the most international Ironman race (half the participants are from overseas), the New Zealand Ironman has taken place in picturesque Taupo since 1999 and attracts some of the world's finest athletes. Ther…